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"Vision To Vitality" Forum to Address Workforce, Supply Chain and Creative Placemaking Opportunities

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Name: "Vision To Vitality" Forum to Address Workforce, Supply Chain and Creative Placemaking Opportunities
Date: October 15, 2021
Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT
Event Description:

The Vision to Vitality forum will discuss cultivating the workforce pipeline and proactive steps leaders can take to grow thriving communities that attract and retain talent. Mr. Yaggi will give an update on Pella Corporation and an overview of the New Horizon Academy.  IBC Director Joe Murphy will follow with a presentation of the IBC's annual Competitive Dashboard, which benchmarks Iowa against the rest of the country on a number of important economic indicators. After his presentation, a panel will be convened with state and local leaders. 

Panelists for the Pella Vision to Vitality event include:  
Tim Yaggi - President & CEO, Pella Corporation 
Debi Durham - Executive Director, IEDA & IFA  
Mark Putnam - President, Central College 
Kate Guess - Vice President of Human Resources, Vermeer Corporation 

The Vision to Vitality forum will conclude with an audience Q&A. Panelist comments and audience feedback is used to help instruct Iowa Business Council policy and priority initiatives. 

Vision to Vitality forums are held across the state to produce candid discussions between IBC members and local community leaders about Iowa's economy and best practices for future growth. Ultimately, these efforts foster statewide collaboration and strengthen Iowa businesses.  

The virtual event is free to attend and open to the public and media. 
Please register at: members.pella.org/events/calendar.  



Location:
PCD Fitness Center/New Horizon Academy
308 SE 9th Street
Pella
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
Free to attend
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